Cemeteries: A Great Place for Geodorks

For a geodork such as I, few urban places are as enticing as cemeteries. Whenever I visit one, I always find wonderful rocks. Typically, the older tombstones are my favorite because they reflect local geology; they were often the only rock people could afford to use. Eventually, though, changing finances and fashion lead to people seeking tombstones with a non-local pedigree and stone from around the world began to arrive. Here are a few of my favorites.

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